Dipankar Das

Associate – Legal & Regulation | dipankar at iihs dot ac dot in

EDUCATION:
2016    BA LLB (Hons), NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad

 

Countries: India
States: Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat
Cities: Chandigarh, Delhi, Bangalore
Languages: English, Hindi, Odia

 

Dipankar is a graduate of Law from NALSAR University of Law in Hyderabad. At IIHS, Dipankar works on projects related to land governance and regulation, and assists with urban research and higher education regulatory support. Prior to his current engagement with IIHS, Dipankar has worked with the Land Records Management Project as an intern.

 

The Land Records Management project at IIHS encompassed work across several states, in various time frames. Dipankar has worked on land records modernisation efforts in five Indian states of Karnataka, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Bihar and Gujarat. This project involved a background study of the legal-institutional terrain as well as an analysis of the effectiveness of current and ongoing land record reform programmes and e-governance initiatives, their linkages to planning and the technologies in use. Further, he has also worked on a detailed study of land records modernisation and e-Governance initiatives in Maharashtra, covering the rural, peri-urban and urban continuum.

 

More recently, he has also been associated with the IIHS Centre for Land Governance. The Centre focuses on research, training and capacity building on issues around land administration under the Land Records and Land Governance Project. This follows the completion of the first multi-state independent land records review and assessment in 2014-15 that covered the rural, peri-urban and urban continuum. It supports curriculum building through integration of land governance into key teaching programmes at IIHS

 

His other research interest areas include gender, sexuality and space, and development studies.

Practice Projects at IIHS

2017
Concept Note on Assessment of Delhi Land Administration
2017
Land Records and Land Governance project
2016-17
Land Records Modernisation Initiatives in Maharashtra
2014 – 2016 Land Records Modernisation & E-Governance Initiatives

Journal Articles

  • Kang, A., & Das, D. (2015). Indian hijras lost in space – lack of voice in mainstream LGBT and queer movement. NLUJ Law Journal, 3(1), 65-78.

 

Books

  • Goswami, A., Jha, D., Lushington, K., Sasidharan, S., & Mitra, S., Sharma, A., & Das, D. (2017). Land records modernisation in India: An institutional, legal & policy review. Bangalore: Indian Institute for Human Settlements.
  • Goswami, A., Jha, D., Lushington, K., Sasidharan, S., Mitra, S., Sharma, A., & Das, D. (2017). Land records modernisation: Gujarat report. Bangalore: Indian Institute for Human Settlements.
  • Goswami, A., Jha, D., Lushington, K., Sasidharan, S., Mitra, S., Sharma, A., & Das, D. (2017). Land records modernisation: Himachal Pradesh report. Bangalore: Indian Institute for Human Settlements.
  • Goswami, A., Jha, D., Lushington, K., Sasidharan, S., Mitra, S., Sharma, A., & Das, D. (2017). Land records modernisation: Haryana report. Bangalore: Indian Institute for Human Settlements.
  • Goswami, A., Jha, D., Lushington, K., Sasidharan, S., Mitra, S., Sharma, A., & Das, D. (2017). Land records modernisation: Bihar report: Bangalore: Indian Institute for Human Settlements.